The death that many book readers saw coming and that sent Game of Thrones TV fans into a frenzy, flipping back and forth between being sure he was getting resurrected to thinking he was gone for good, the stabbing of Jon Snow in Season 5 was absolutely devastating.
“Jon was not afraid of death, but he did not want to die like that, trussed and bound and beheaded like a common brigand. If he must perish, let it be with a sword in his hand, fighting his father's killers.”— GameofThrones Quotes (@ASOIAFQuotesGOT) February 20, 2018
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The Lord Commander of the Night's Watch at the time was stabbed by his brothers in black, and we're still not over it, even though we know he's very much alive now. And the 'killing' blow was delivered by none other than his steward, the teenage Olly who watched as his parents were slaughtered by violent wildlings.
As viewers know, Jon was indeed resurrected by the Lord of Light due to the Red Priestess Melisandre.
The now-resurrected Jon claimed his watch ended with his death, and with his last act, he hanged those who orchestrated his death. It was one of those ordeals that had fans saying, something along the lines of "they had it coming."
But what's been revealed was that the young actor behind Olly received some sick death threats.
At the time, actor
Speaking at last week’s Bromley Boys premiere, Brenock said: “I woke up and I had a tweet from a random guy in America, and it hadn't even come out in England because it was aired the night before in America, and it was, 'I'm going to murder you and your family and rape their corpses and feed it to my dogs.'"
The actor stated he took something positive from that terrible message, thinking his performance was so believable that it affected the fan in such a way.